ID number ART23173
Title To Owers' Corner 21/2 mile - Sorry! No taxi's
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea
Date made December 1942
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 25.4 x 27.9 cm

Description

An instance of the Diggers' sardonic humour on the Kokoda Trail, New Guinea. A soldier stands in front of a sign, "To Owers' Corner 21/2 [two and a half] miles by foot. Sorry, No Taxi's", with his kit bag and rifle on the ground.